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Introducing 365 Ninja: A Free Office 365 Training Resource

In February, we introduced the new BetterCloud, and along with it, a new product: BetterCloud for Office 365. In doing so, we saw a clear need for an Office 365 training resource to help ease the transition to a cloud-based work environment. Today, we’re excited to announce our latest endeavor: 365 Ninja, a free website and newsletter designed to help ..more ›

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15 Ways to Maximize Your Productivity with Google Drive

It’s hard to believe that Google Drive is just three years old…yes, really. For a tool still in its infancy, it’s remarkable how quickly it has inspired the question, “How did I live without it?” Google Drive is now ingrained in the daily lives of millions of people, many of whom rely on it for work. With an increasing number of companies moving towards full cloud office adoption, Google Drive usage is only going to rise. ..more ›

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Why Skype for Business is More Important Than You Thought

The second post in a brand-new series on the BetterCloud Blog: The Cloud Office Transformation Series will continue to explore transformational applications for cloud office systems that change the way people work on a daily basis. ..more ›

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4 Ways to Transform Your Organization with Google Hangouts

This is the first post in a brand-new series on the BetterCloud Blog: The Cloud Office Transformation Series. For the next few months, the BetterCloud Blog will explore transformational applications for cloud office systems that change the way people work on a daily basis. Even if your organization uses Google for Work as your cloud office system, chances are your ..more ›

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Why the move to cloud office systems is the biggest IT shift in 20 years

Work is transforming: the way employees expect digital-native workplaces, the way work comes home with us and can go anywhere, the way new technologies are changing existing jobs and creating new industries. And as a result, the “office,” a combination of the physical workplace and the digital infrastructure that powers it, is forcibly changing, too. The cloud office may be ..more ›

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Announcing BetterCloud for Office 365: Building a Microsoft Business as a Premier Google ISV

We’re excited to announce the public beta release of BetterCloud for Office 365. We are adding functionality rapidly and working closely with customers to shape our roadmap. If you are interested in joining our Beta Advisor Program, email us, or install BetterCloud for Office 365 [Beta] for free. A key advantage for most startups is their ability to recognize something ..more ›

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3 Things We Love About Microsoft’s Focus on Innovation

When Satya Nadella stepped into his role as Microsoft CEO in 2014, he repeatedly used the word "innovation" in his public communications. While the word can come across as a buzzword or a cliche, Microsoft has actually kept Nadella’s promise over the past year, resulting in a palpable shift in the company's reputation. The renewed focus on improving the end user’s experience has set Microsoft on the path (back to) greatness.

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FREE GUIDE: Creating a Culture of Transformation

Have you ever witnessed an organization-wide change that didn’t stick? Like expense-tracking software that confused and frustrated your employees? Or an intranet that started gathering cobwebs the day after it launched? Chances are, the people who planned it didn’t establish a culture of transformation first. They didn’t pave the way by getting employees invested, and that expensive effort went the ..more ›

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Adapting to Cloud IT: My First 30 Days

At BetterCloud, we make it possible for companies to adapt cloud office solutions to their enterprise IT needs. As you’d expect, our own IT infrastructure is entirely cloud-based. I started here just one month ago, and I’ve already decided: I wouldn’t want to work any other way. The Old Way Over the four years I worked at a large nonprofit, ..more ›

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6 Predictions for Cloud Office in 2015: Google for Work vs. Office 365

2014 was a big year for both Google and Microsoft. Satya Nadella stepped in as Microsoft’s new CEO and set out to change the company’s image by focusing on cloud and mobile-first strategies. Google has continued to pour more resources into Google Apps, rebranding this year as Google for Work. Cloud office is undoubtedly an exciting space and this is ..more ›

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